Cynthia Chen, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist, Crisis Coordinator, Psychotherapist
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Cynthia Chen is the Crisis Coordinator in addition to her roles as a clinician and clinical supervisor at the CU Denver Student and Community Counseling Center. She is a licensed psychologist specializing in working with children, adolescents and their families who have been impacted by various types of trauma (e.g., medical, abuse/neglect) or are struggling with behavioral issues. She received her M.A. in Counseling Psychology and Counselor Education from the University of Colorado Denver and her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Boston College.
Dianna Cordero, M.A., LPC, NCC
Clinical Counselor/Veteran Specialist
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Dianna is a full-time Licensed Professional Counselor, specializing in veteran and military populations at the counseling center. Dianna received their Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Campbell University and their Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. They are also a Nationally Certified Counselor and in the state of North Carolina they are a Certified Clinical Military Counselor. In addition to their military specialization, Dianna’s areas of expertise concern anxiety reduction, depression recovery, EMDR, mindfulness-based stress reduction and queer and non-binary populations.
Heather Hurd, MA, LPC
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Heather Hurd joined the Counseling Center in 2016 as a full time licensed psychotherapist. Over the last 16 years Heather’s clinical experience has included individual, group and family therapy, with a focus on the adolescent female population and topics specific to them. Heather earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Spelman College and a master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of Colorado Denver.